Monday, July 22, 2013

Islamic Nail Art for Ramadan

Hello my beauties! It's Mani-Monday and I'm back with another nail art edition. This week, I'm featuring a simple Islamic motif to celebrate the Holy month of Ramadan and pay my respects to all my Muslim subscribers around the world. I hope you're all having a safe and easy fast and I wish you many blessings during this Holy Month.

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Islamic Nail Art Tutorial:
  1. Apply your base coat and follow with 1-2 coats of your base color (turquoise is a common color in Islamic Art).
  2. Using a fine nail art brush and white nail polish, paint a half moon shape at the base of the nail to represent the eye white of the "evil eye" charm (Nazar). Use a gold nail art pen to outline the shape. Add gold glitter on top of the gold outline for a more decorative feel. Use a large rhinestone for the iris.
  3. Draw a "Hand of Fatima" shape (aka Hamsa in the Jewish religion) with a black nail art pen and fill in the shape with the gold pen, going over the black and leaving a very thin outline. Top the gold with gold glitter.
  4. Similarly, paint a crescent moon and star at the base of another nail and top with glitter.
  5. Add a large Hand of Fatima (Hamsa) to your thumb or accent nail.
  6. Finish the design with top coat.
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Maryam Maquillage


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